There’s something so special about sharing a drink with friends surrounded by the glow of twinkling city lights. Whether you’re in the mood for a party vibe, a casual pub, or a sophisticated night on the town, you’re bound to find exactly what you’re looking for at these rooftop bars in Toronto and with stunning views to boot.

Here are 10 of Toronto’s best rooftop bars to check out this winter

The Broadview Hotel Rooftop Bar

Located at the very top of Toronto’s Broadview Hotel in the east end, the rooftop bar offers 360 panoramas of the city skyline and the Don River.

The glass facade and pyramid skylight allow you to fully enjoy the view from the comfort of the indoor lounge while you share a bite and a few drinks with friends.

Where: 106 Broadview Ave

Valerie at Hotel X

 

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The top three floors of Hotel X have been transformed into a three-in-one destination with panoramic city views. Complete with a live music lounge, sushi bar, and rooftop venue, Valerie has a little bit of everything.

Every night offers something different, but no matter when you visit, you can count on the same lively atmosphere and stunning sights.

Where: 111 Princes’ Blvd, Rooftop

Harriet’s Rooftop Bar and Restaurant

 

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With happy hour deals available Wednesday to Friday and live DJ brunch on Sundays, Harriet’s rooftop is always the place to be.

This sky-high destination at 1 Hotel Toronto is a “luxurious rooftop space decorated with reclaimed and sustainable materials throughout, creating a vibe that’s both lively and cozy,” according to the description.

Enjoy the best unobstructed views of the city while you dine on seasonal light bites and craft cocktails made with fresh juices.

Where: 550 Wellington Street West

Lavelle

 

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This stunning sky-high spot on King West is both a daytime and evening destination.

Soak up some of the best views in the city from the sexy and vibrant lounge, while you dig into delicious eats like truffle yuzu guac and chips, chicken karaage, green dragon rolls, and more.

Where: 627 King Street West

Evangeline at Ace Hotel Toronto

 

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Evangeline at Ace Hotel Toronto is an all-season rooftop bar and lounge with a heated outdoor terrace and an incredibly cool vibe.

Evangeline is located on the 14th floor of the new hotel, offering panoramic golden-hour views and a cozy atmosphere with two roaring fireplaces.

“With energy swinging from sunset cooldowns to late night revelry, Evangeline celebrates creativity through a keen eye for curation — drinks, bites, sounds and sights,” the description says.

Where: 51 Camden Street, 14th Floor

Hemingway’s 

Easily one of the most iconic rooftop patios in the city, the all-season terrace at Hemingway’s stays busy all year long. Open 365 days a year until 2 a.m., you can always count on a tasty drink and meal in a vibrant atmosphere at this Yorkville staple.

Where: 142 Cumberland Street

Baro

 

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Baro’s all-season rooftop patio is one of the prettiest in town, and that rings true even in the wintertime. Baro’s Latin-infused menu and leafy floor-to-ceiling decor make will make you feel like you’re in a tropical oasis.

Plus, the curated menu inspired by the custom-made rooftop grill will delight your taste buds while you soak up the vibes.

Where: 485 King Street West

The Chase

 

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You’ll find this upscale rooftop restaurant at the top of a historic building in Toronto’s Financial District. Serving contemporary North American fare, wine and cocktails, The Chase offers city views both in its dining room and on the terrace. Ideal for a special occasion or a date night.

Where: 10 Temperance Street, 5th Floor

Fran’s Bar Roof Top

 

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Fran’s beloved rooftop bar is open year-round, so you can dine with a view no matter the season. Fran’s is the perfect choice for a Friday evening drink with some pub fare-inspired snacks or Sunday brunch with the crew after a wild night out.

Where2-20 College Street

Bar Hop Brewco

Craft beer lovers need to hit up this cozy-casual spot, which boasts the best rotating draught selection in Ontario. From craft ciders and artisanal brews to an expansive tap and bottle selection, Bar Hop is unparalleled in terms of quality and choice.

Bar Hop operates three locations and a microbrewery in the city, but you’ll find the bustling heated rooftop patio on Peter Street.

Where: 137 Peter Street